Using the sorghum family as both cover crop and forage
Published on April 8, 2020
A new cover crop video explores how dual-purpose use for sorghum cover crops can benefit both soil health and livestock.
Lessons from Ohio
Published on April 6, 2020
What can we learn from the recent changes in the Buckeye state?
Vegetable growers: This could be the year for cover crops
Published on April 2, 2020
Reduced planting acres provides windows for a wide variety of beneficial cover crops.
Agriculture support labs still open for business, with modifications
Published on April 1, 2020
As the pandemic of COVID-19, the infectious disease caused by novel coronavirus, impacts farmers’ ability to get ready for planting season, labs and other support aids remain open with limitations.
Plant and soil service labs open during COVID-19 shutdowns
Published on March 30, 2020
MSU’s Plant & Pest Diagnostics and Soil and Plant Nutrient Laboratory remain open during “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order.
Protecting yourself and your farm employees from COVID-19
Published on March 27, 2020
Considerations to help producers protect themselves, their families and employees from novel coronavirus, the virus that causes the infectious disease COVID-19.
Is a single species or multi-species cover crop better?
Published on March 25, 2020
Videos highlight the cost and benefit to utilizing a single or multi-species mixtures of cover crops.
Cover crops in Michigan - Interseeding cover crops
Published on March 23, 2020
A new video highlights research at MSU on interseeding rates of cover crops into standing corn.
Dr. Daniel Brainard appreciates the amazing variety of crops, scales and philosophies Michigan has to offer
Published on March 20, 2020
Dr. Daniel Brainard has been with Michigan State since 2013 and really enjoys his colleagues and the close and productive relationships they have built with diverse vegetable growers in the state.
Clean and clear: Partnerships with local drain officials
Published on March 18, 2020
Highlighting a new program that is being tested in Michigan.